LFS 350

Course Background: This course is an introduction to tools and skills required assessing the economic, ecological, social, and technological components of managed landscapes, agrifood systems and communities comprising the land, food, nutrition, and health continuum.

The overarching goal:is to develop a successful service-learning community of practice, to participate and respond to community needs, and to promote a socially responsible, ethical, and culturally sensitive framework to potentially contribute to healthier and sustainable communities, primarily in BC.
Concepts related to food security:

  • Food Security
  • Food Systems
  • Food Citizenship
  • Availability
  • Accessibility
  • Affordability
  • Appropriateness
  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Utilization
  • Vulnerability
  • Hunger
  • Malnutrition
  • Poverty
  • Undernourishment

Find more information on this, and other courses in the Faculty of Land & Food Systems here.